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Vietnam says it may have found missing jet's door
AP ^ | 03-09-2014 | Eileen Ng/Chris Brummitt

Posted on 03/09/2014 9:43:07 AM PDT by Kevin in California

Vietnamese authorities searching waters for the missing Boeing 777 jetliner spotted an object Sunday that they suspected was one of the plane's doors, as international intelligence agencies joined the investigation into two passengers who boarded the aircraft with stolen passports.

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KEYWORDS: boeing777; iran; malaysia; mh370; waronterror
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1 posted on 03/09/2014 9:43:07 AM PDT by Kevin in California
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To: Kevin in California

Nam saying this????


2 posted on 03/09/2014 9:45:40 AM PDT by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media bases belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: Kevin in California

ALternatively, someone dumped their refrigerator in a way that would pi** off Al Gore.


3 posted on 03/09/2014 9:49:12 AM PDT by Viennacon
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To: Kevin in California

“On Saturday, the foreign ministries in Italy and Austria said the names of two citizens listed on the flight’s manifest matched the names on two passports reported stolen in Thailand.

“I can confirm that we have the visuals of these two people on CCTV,” Malaysian Transport Minister Hishammuddin Hussein said”

Good.


4 posted on 03/09/2014 9:50:08 AM PDT by FAA
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To: Kevin in California

Might just be a shoe bomber, or a successful trial run of a new component explosive, something that has to be mixed, by itself each component may be undetectable, but get two or three or more passengers all adding their parts, you get your explosive.

Fake boobs, prosthetic limbs, suppository, etc.


5 posted on 03/09/2014 9:50:23 AM PDT by Spartan302
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To: FAA

I guess I missed it but that’s the first time I recall reading that the passports went missing in Thailand.

Lot’s of, uh, “unusual” things go on in Thailand.


6 posted on 03/09/2014 9:53:20 AM PDT by FAA
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To: Kevin in California
A telephone operator on a China-based KLM hotline on Sunday confirmed that "Maraldi" and "Kozel" were both booked to leave Beijing on a KLM flight to Amsterdam on March 8. Maraldi was then to fly to Copenhagen, Denmark, on KLM on March 8, and Kozel to Frankfurt, Germany, on March 8.

This is new info, for me. Those are the two people whose passports had long been reported stolen, and were listed among the passengers.

If the plan was to blow up the plane out of Malaysia, it doesn't seem like they would have booked further travel. Not impossible, I guess.

7 posted on 03/09/2014 10:02:01 AM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: Spartan302

Nah.... just a spontaneous explosion of the center fuel tank.


8 posted on 03/09/2014 10:04:37 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: Izzy Dunne
"If the plan was to blow up the plane out of Malaysia, it doesn't seem like they would have booked further travel. Not impossible, I guess."

Not really. The only way they could go via China without obtaining visas would be transit. Should there be a finding that terrorism is involved, then transit passengers may have to obtain visas in the near future!

9 posted on 03/09/2014 10:06:28 AM PDT by Jakarta ex-pat
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To: Izzy Dunne

Booking further travel would be a way to avoid needing to obtain a Visa to enter China. A visa application for stolen passports would have raised eyebrows with the chinese authorities. China has a program where travelers passing through from certain countries are not required to have visas. People with European passports are afforded this convenience.


10 posted on 03/09/2014 10:07:41 AM PDT by longfellowsmuse (last of the living nomads)
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To: Izzy Dunne

That is what bugs me too. If you are going to blow up the plane, why spend the money for other destinations?


11 posted on 03/09/2014 10:09:17 AM PDT by reaganaut (Ex-Mormon, now Christian. I once was lost but now am found, was blind but now I see.)
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To: Kevin in California

In this day and age of the world wide interweb, how in the h-e-double toothpicks does not one but two persons board an aircraft with stolen passports? Don’t they have computers in Malaysia?


12 posted on 03/09/2014 10:10:50 AM PDT by Yo-Yo (Is the /sarc tag really necessary?)
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To: reaganaut

Perhaps you answered your own question. Maybe they booked it through because they figured it made them look more normal.


13 posted on 03/09/2014 10:12:45 AM PDT by dforest
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To: dforest

or as the post right above mine stated was because they didn’t need a visa


14 posted on 03/09/2014 10:14:31 AM PDT by reaganaut (Ex-Mormon, now Christian. I once was lost but now am found, was blind but now I see.)
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To: Kevin in California

Just after this story first broke yesterday, and they said they’d found 2 oil slick but no debris field, I thought maybe terrorists had pilots dump fuel, fly low to avoid radar and put down at a field in VN or Thailand. Now, with possible door to plane found, that doesn’t seem likely. Not looking hopeful for all those passengers and crew.


15 posted on 03/09/2014 10:16:16 AM PDT by carriage_hill (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history, when everybody stands around reloading.)
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To: BenLurkin

Paging James Kahlstrom, please pick up the white courtesy mxxxxx fxxxing liar’s phone.


16 posted on 03/09/2014 10:16:48 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (Immigration Reform is job NONE. It isn't even the leading issue with Hipanics. Enforce our laws.)
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To: carriage_hill

“Not looking hopeful for all those passengers and crew.”
It never was once it was reported missing. This ain’t the movies.


17 posted on 03/09/2014 10:18:18 AM PDT by Jakarta ex-pat
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To: Kevin in California

Found door? I wouldn’t think these things float, but I suppose their could be a sealed portion?


18 posted on 03/09/2014 10:18:28 AM PDT by umgud (2A can't survive dem majorities)
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To: Izzy Dunne

Or would it be less suspicious to book travel that appeared you were going home from your trip? Sounds good to me. After all, the El Al experts do look for such things and ask probing questions like where are you going, what were you doing in Malaysia, etc. Going home looks very normal.


19 posted on 03/09/2014 10:27:41 AM PDT by Yaelle
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“Found door? I wouldn’t think these things float, but I suppose their could be a sealed portion?”

Aircraft doors often contain the evac slides and the bottles to inflate them.


20 posted on 03/09/2014 10:28:53 AM PDT by vette6387
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